Children's

Family Storytime on Saturday, October 7 at 11:00 am

   Looking for something for the family to do after a tasty Saturday morning breakfast?  Join us on this Saturday, October 7 at 11:00 am for Family Storytime.  This storytime features books, f ingerplays and songs.  Best of all - no tickets are needed.  Just join us in the Children's Department at 11:00 am.

Coding for Kids and Teens

If you've ever visited a website or played a game using an app on a phone or tablet, you have used something that was created using code. When someone codes, they create instructions for a computer to follow, and this makes it possible for us to play computer games, use apps, browse the web, and more. Learning to code allows someone endless opportunities, including creating their own games and even their own websites!

Monday Movie Madness

Get in a spooky mood with Tim Burton's Nightmare Before Christmas Monday, October 5 at 4:30pm...This feature is 1  hour and 16 minutes in length and is rated PG. Recommended for ages 7 and up. Don't forget your pillow, blankets, snacks or light-colored drinks. Public Meeting Room.

Upcoming Events @ Your Library

Tea party-childrenLook at the great events we have for kids, tweens, teens, and adults next week!
For kids:
Rising Readers, Monday, 10/9, 1:30 pm, for ages 3-5
Budding Readers story time, Tuesday, 10/10, 10:30 am, for age 3 and under
Kids’ Movie Night, Tuesday, 10/10, 4:30 pm, animated movie about a hotel in Transylvania
Bilingual story time, Thursday, 10/12, 10:30 am, for ages 3-5
One of a Kind Story Time, Saturday, 10/14, 12:30 pm, books about tea parties and an actual tea party!, ages 1-5

Hispanic Heritage Craft October 12th @ 4 PM [8+]

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, we are celebrating one of Mexico’s most famous artists, Frida Kahlo. Frida Kahlo painted many famous portraits throughout her career.

Frequently, her self-portraits featured a flowered headband. In the same spirit, we will be making Frida Kahlo inspired flower headbands.

Please join us on Thursday, October 12th at 4 PM in the Library Community Room to learn more about the artist, her influence, and her paintings. 

Upcoming Book Clubs

autumn booksInterested in joining a book club? I guarantee we have one to fit your reading niche. Each month, we have book clubs for adults, teens and children that meet to discuss books in a variety of genres. Each of our 7 book clubs (yes, that’s right – 7!) is open to new members, so take a look at the list below to see what they are reading next. If you find a book club you are interested in joining, stop by the library and see if we have a copy of the book on hand!

Book Clubs for Adults:

Paranormal Book Club on Monday, 10/9 @ 6:30pm: Stars of Fortune by Nora Roberts
Inspirational Book Club on Thursday, 10/12  @ 7:00pm: The Second Half by Lauraine Snelling
Mystery Book Club on Thursday, 10/26 @ 1:00pm: The Poacher’s Son by Paul Doiron
After Austen Book Club on Monday, 10/30 @ 7:00pm: The Madwoman Upstairs by Catherine Lowell
Afternoon Book Discussion on Tuesday, 11/7 @ 3:00pm: The Book of Unknown Americans by Christina Henríquez

Book Club for Teens (Ages 13-18):

Homeschool Book Club on Monday, 10/16 @ 1:00pm: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Book Club for Children (Ages 8-12):

Chapter Chats on Tuesday, 11/7 @ 5:00pm: The Whizz Pop Chocolate Shop by Kate Saunders

For more information about any of these book clubs, call the library at 832-559-4200.

Flickr CC: books Photo by: Elena Savelyeva

Movie and Markers – Boss Baby (PG) 97 Min October 5th @ 4 PM [10+]

“A suit-wearing, briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his 7-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co.” – imdb.com


Join us on October 5th at 4 PM in the Library Community Room to color along to Boss Baby.

Coloring sheets and popcorn will be provided.

October Kid's Craft

Crawl on in to North Channel Branch for our October Kid's Craft Wednesday,October 4 at 4:30pm when you can create a variety of your own creepy crawly spiders just in time for Halloween! All materials supplied. Recommended for ages 4 and up. ©2017 Vital Imagery Ltd.

The Library in Your Community!

As the Barbara Bush Library undergoes the rebuilding process from Harvey, we are happy to announce lots of programs happening in the community. 

POP-UP LIBRARY
Every Saturday, 1:00 pm to 5:00 PM (starting Oct. 14th)
Get a library card; select books to checkout from a pop-up collection; return your books.
Cherry Blossom Yoga Studio, 16650 Champion Forest Dr., Spring TX 77379

October Events in the Children's Department

Here's some October events in the Children's Department:

Monday, October 2 at 6:00 pm - Children of all ages are invited to celebrate the Chinese Moon Festival by attending a bilingual Chinese/English storytime with a taste of moon cake at the end.   Tickets given out at 5:30 pm.

Family Storytimes - Saturdays, October 7 & 21 at 11:00 am.  No tickets are needed for this storytime.

Pajama Storytime - Thursday, October 12 at 6:00 pm -  a fun evening storytime for the preschool age and younger children who are welcome to wear pajamas, bring a stuffed animal and/or blanket.  Tickets given out at 5:30 pm.

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